All Law Management articles – Page 16

  • Sarah Brodie
    Feature

    Crystal clear

    2018-12-05T15:09:00Z

    From 6 December 2018, law firms undertaking a number of common areas of work will need to publish price- and service-related information on their websites. Sarah Brodie looks at what this could mean in practice

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    Opinion

    Should we invest in AI? Priorities and threats to the high street firm

    2018-11-23T16:25:00Z

    Joe Reevy offers his personal perspective on why law firms need to keep their focus commercial and to avoid getting distracted by the next big thing.

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    Feature

    How to move into international markets

    2018-11-23T14:59:00Z

    What does your firm need to consider when expanding into international markets? Felicia Meyerowitz-Singh and Sebastian Knudsen weigh up the options.

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    Feature

    A practical guide to price transparency

    2018-11-22T16:45:00Z

    This practical guide podcast gives an overview of what firms need to think about and offers practical tips to ensure your firm is ready.

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    Feature

    Allen key

    2018-11-07T17:34:00Z

    Vidisha Joshi made the headlines when she was named managing partner of Hodge Jones Allen aged just 38, replacing founder Patrick Allen after 40 years. She explains to Duncan Wood how the firm is gearing up for the future

  • Angelo Piccirillo
    Feature

    Winning streak

    2018-11-01T16:32:00Z

    Conveyancing firm AVRillo has received a host of industry awards and effusive praise on consumer review websites. Co-founder and partner Angelo Piccirillo explains the secrets of its success to Duncan Wood

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    News

    SRA releases new guidance on price transparency

    2018-10-04T10:50:00Z

    Law firms will have to publish details of their employees’ experience and the time work is likely to take – as well as their prices – when new transparency rules come into force in December. 

  • Frances Anderson
    Feature

    Step right up

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    In 2015, Sternberg Reed introduced a career development programme to incentivise existing staff, bolster recruitment and retention, and support succession planning. Frances Anderson explains how the programme works in practice 

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    Feature

    Raised voices

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Communication is a critical factor in many complaints relating to legal services, according to a recent report by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Fiona du Feu examines 10 common communication areas that can make a difference

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    Feature

    Outside voice

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    External investment is increasingly common in the legal sector, and for all sizes of firm. But is it for you? Tom Blandford helps you decide

  • Paul Bennett
    Feature

    Making ready

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority has now submitted its proposed Handbook reforms to the Legal Services Board. Paul Bennett looks at the changes in the new versions, and what you need to do now to get prepared

  • David Gilroy
    Feature

    Social life

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Are you using social media in your firm? And if you are, are you sure you’re doing it right? David Gilroy provides some top tips for setting your overarching social media strategy, and how to use each of the key channels

  • Alex Ktorides
    Feature

    Lead the way

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Good governance in a law firm can bring improvements in everything from risk management to succession planning. Alex Ktorides offers his three top tips for leadership in law firms to foster robust and effective governance

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    Feature

    Exit polls

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    With odds shortening for a ‘fudged’ or no-deal Brexit, law firms are being advised to hope for the best but prepare for the worst, as the clock ticks down to March 2019. Grania Langdon-Down investigates

  • Paul Bennett
    Feature

    Ethical imperative

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Paul Bennett looks at the ethical aspects of how law firms should manage misconduct, and why the 2019 regulatory changes will mean firms need to manage ethical risk in a new way 

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    Opinion

    Summer daze

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    On your sun lounger this summer, were you preoccupied with concerns about your firm: recruitment and retention, say, or Brexit, or narrowing profit margins? Ann Harrison looks at how the Section is helping you to navigate the challenges ahead

  • Sarah Chilton
    Feature

    Bridging the gap

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    In April, law firms with 250 or more employees had to publish data on their gender pay gap. But they weren’t required to include partner pay data, presenting an incomplete picture of the pay gap in the sector. Sarah Chilton looks at the legislation and the issues

  • Amy Bell
    Feature

    Held to account

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Amy Bell offers her top five tips for accounts staff to help in the fight against money laundering through client accounts

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    News

    Best of the web – August 2018

    2018-07-27T16:25:00Z

    This month’s selection includes articles on changing demands to the legal sector and how to make the most of your website.

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    News

    Law Society publishes new briefing on SRA transparency rules

    2018-07-23T15:53:00Z

    The new briefing will help you get a better understanding of what the changes were, why they were announced, and initial points to consider for risk and compliance within your practice.